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Small earthquake hits Delaware weeks after 4.1 magnitude temblor

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Another earthquake hits Delaware. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News at 4:30 a.m. on December 14, 2017. (Shutterstock)

Another earthquake struck Delaware nearly two weeks after the biggest recorded quake in the state.

The US Geological Survey says the 1.2 magnitude quake struck outside Dover just before 1 a.m. Wednesday.

The location was not far from November's 4.1 earthquake.

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Earthquake shakes Philly region: Katherine Scott reports during Action News at 4:30 a.m. on December 1, 2017.



The dramatic shaking motion of that quake was captured by a surveillance camera owned by WavLab Studios.

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Watch video from WavLab Studios as a magnitude 4.1 earthquake centered in Delaware rattles a surveillance camera - and lots of nerves.



People from as far away as Washington and New York City reported that they felt the movement.

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Delaware reacts to 4.1 magnitude earthquake. Bob Brooks reports during Action News at 4pm on December 1, 2017.

It was back in August 2011 when our area felt the impact of a 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered in Virginia.
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